This thread was poorly conceived and some of the comments are outside of the respectful nature of this forum.
Discussing the details of materials and gear, and its uses, is fine. But largely that isn't happening here. This is a discussion of Tinny as a person, with reactionary comments and assumptions.
HF isn't the place for that.
“I think that when the lies are all told and forgot the truth will be there yet. It dont move about from place to place and it dont change from time to time. You cant corrupt it any more than you can salt salt.” - Cormac McCarthy